Beginner's Guide for Productive Vegetable Garden
See these effective vegetable gardening tips for beginners. The secret to productive garden lies in the outset of several activities. The following 10 tips will help you to create a more productive and less maintenance vegetable garden.
How to Grow Potatoes in a Plastic Bin
It's easy to grow potatoes - and you don't need much space. Check out this guide to growing potatoes in a plastic bin and enjoy the fruits (and tubers) of your labour!
Tips on How to Prune Apple Trees on the Homestead (with video)
My tips and tricks on how to prune apple trees! Open them up to air and light. Which tools to use, and which tool NOT to use. Plus an excellent video tutorial by master arborist Paul Gautchi of Back to Eden garden fame.
Key Techniques For Getting The Most From Your Garden
Do you enjoy plants? Are you looking for pointers on how to grow more fruitful plants in your garden? By reading our handy suggestions you will have the know-how to be able to grow out-of-this-world plants. Are you all set to find out how to effectively...
How to grow your own fruit and plant soft fruit bushes
Sweet, juicy fruit is nature’s candy. Imagine walking through your garden, picking the ripe, fresh fruit from your own trees & bushes.
Parsnip seed is notorious. You have to use new seed every year because it doesn't keep. Each seed packet has more seed than you could ever use (400-800). After offering around you find, most likely, that everyone else has the same problem. Rather than just throw out the last 3 years' seed I thought I would test them out for viability to see if the received wisdom was really true. Here's my test beds: From left to right 2009 - home saved Tender and True 2010 - Hollow Crown 2011 - The Student…